Markup vs Margin Excel Calculator
Originally published: 17/05/2019 14:32
Publication number: ELQ-25290-1
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Markup vs Margin Excel Calculator

A simple Markup vs Margin Excel Calculator for you to understand the different effects both strategies have on pricing.

This tool is useful to calculate the difference between the markup and margin when selling products and services. It simplifies the process by merely asking for two variables which is the cost and selling price. Some pricing strategies are based on a % margin and other of % markup.

About the Author

Arno is a Senior Finance professional with more than 15 years experience in Financial Management and Accounting in various roles as CFO, Finance Manager and Finance Business Partner having work in South Africa and Australia.

He is a Chartered Accountant, Certified Financial Modeling and Valuation Analyst and holds a Diploma in Advanced Business Management. Key competencies include Business metrics, Reporting, Business Intelligence, Dashboards, Financial Analysis, Cash Flow, Profitability, Systems, Processes & Automation, Strategy, Planning, Forecasting, Financial Modelling & Troubleshooting

He is passionate about Finance creating value to help drive Business performance and has posted more than 150 articles on LinkedIn and on his blog at

His tools, templates and reading material are practical, easy to understand and are aligned to the Value Creation Framework of creating value through Intelligence, Improvements and Insights.

Arno mentors Accountants from time to time and is generous with sharing his knowledge with like minded professionals.

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